Kharkiv

Freedom Square

Description

  • This area is known as the largest in Ukraine and the second largest in Europe
  • It is the central and most famous square of the city
  • Earlier, the square is a monument to VI was Lenin, but after the Revolution of 2014 it was demolished

This area is known as the largest in Ukraine and the second largest in Europe. It is the central and most famous square of the city. Earlier, the square was the monument VI, Lenin, but after the Revolution of 2014 it was demolished. Currently, the city council is considering drafts of new memorials, which can be installed in front of Gosprom complex of buildings and University of Kharkiv. Among the candidates for the new image of the monument, trident, a beacon of freedom, the wheel of history and others.

This area is known as the largest in Ukraine and the second largest in Europe. It is the central and most famous square of the city. Earlier, the square was the monument VI, Lenin, but after the Revolution of 2014 it was demolished. Currently, the city council is considering drafts of new memorials, which can be installed in front of Gosprom complex of buildings and University of Kharkiv. Among the candidates for the new image of the monument, trident, a beacon of freedom, the wheel of history and others.

How to get there?

The area is located between the metro stations "Derzhprom" and "University". To stop "Derzhprom" shuttle shuttle bus number 20, 33, 88, 119, 215, 217, trolley bus №18. In Sumy street shuttle trolley 2 and 12 routes, taxis 20, 78, 88, 119, 202, 278, 296, closest to the area located stop "Garden to them. Taras Shevchenko ".

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HISTORY

  • On a small part of the area was a wasteland called the Veterinary area after the building it is located on the Veterinary Institute
  • Square project was created in the early twentieth century, VK Trotsenko and approved in 1923-1925,
  • The area is paved with stone blocks, so its paving was completed only in 1930-1931

In the XIX and early XX century, this area belonged to the Imperial Kharkov (state) university clinic located on it and the scientific body of the Faculty. On a small part of the area was a wasteland called the Veterinary area after the building it is located on the Veterinary Institute.

In the XIX and early XX century, this area belonged to the Imperial Kharkov (state) university clinic located on it and the scientific body of the Faculty. On a small part of the area was a wasteland called the Veterinary area after the building it is located on the Veterinary Institute.

INTERESTING FACTS

  • In the world ranking Liberty Square takes 15 place in the European - the third and is the largest area of Ukraine.
  • Some relate the Kharkov square shape (a kind from a central entrance Gosprom) with a Ukrainian folk instrument - bandura.
  • The difference in altitude over the whole area length is 11 meters, where the highest point is located near the street Sumy, and the lowest - near Gosprom.
  • In the world ranking Liberty Square takes 15 place in the European - the third and is the largest area of Ukraine.
  • Some relate the Kharkov square shape (a kind from a central entrance Gosprom) with a Ukrainian folk instrument - bandura.
  • The difference in altitude over the whole area length is 11 meters, where the highest point is located near the street Sumy, and the lowest - near Gosprom.